Daylight Video

Today is the centennial of Babe Ruth’s first major league baseball appearance. The 19-year-old pitched seven strong innings in the Red Sox’ 4-3 win over the Indians.

The obvious musical tribute is from the British band bearing his name. Here’s Babe Ruth performing the theme from A Fistful of Dollars in Montreal in 1975.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.